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Project Manager

Mainz, Germany


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Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading producer of optics, imaging, and photonics products for R&D, electronics, semiconductor, pharmaceutical and biomedical markets around the globe. EO is the world’s largest supplier of off-the-shelf optical components.

For supporting our international customers in Europe Edmund Optics® is looking for a Project Manager.

The Project Manager coordinates all activities around large OEM projects with a focus on imaging assemblies in order to meet project cost, schedule, and performance metrics of multiple assigned projects. Utilizes the principles of Project Management to ensure adherence to statements of work, completion of schedules and delivery of required products/services to the customer.

Your Tasks & Duties:

  • Responsible for multiple projects from feasibility to design to serial production
  • Coordinates all activities to meet project cost, schedule, and performance of multiple assigned projects across the different Edmund Optics sites
  • Work with our global engineering team to determine feasibility, project plans, compliance matrices and test requirements
  • Work with Sales and manufacturing regarding cost and delivery schedules of prototypes and first articles
  • Point of Contact for all project-related topics for customers all over Europe
  • Head project meetings and present project schedule and status to customers and management
  • Develop and manage risk assessment and risk mitigation plans through risk and cost-benefit analyses
  • Contributes to the development of new processes. Helps in adapting existing concepts and processes for the European Optics, Imaging and Machine Vision market

Your Profile:

  • Engineering or science degree (physics, optics, electrical or mechanical engineering or similar); preferably background in Machine Vision
  • Min. 3 years experience of project management in industrial environment
  • Ability to proactively communicate and interact effectively with customers and various levels of staff
  • PC skills: literacy in MS Project, Microsoft Office
  • Applies Critical Thinking/ Deductive reasoning
  • Self-dependent worker and team player
  • Travelling up to 25%
  • Fluent in German and English, additional languages are a plus
  • Positive appearance, highly self-motivated, excellent communication, interpersonal and intercultural skills

We offer a versatile, challenging and self dependent position at competitive conditions within our dynamic and successful corporation and operating in a growing and future-proof industry. Place of work is our comfortable, fully equipped office in Mainz.

If you are interested, please address your complete application including your salary expectation to:

Edmund Optics GmbH
Attn.: Martin Weinacht, mweinacht@edmundoptics.de
Zur Gießerei 8, 76227 Karlsruhe, Germany

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